Erythrina crista-galli

Christ's tears

8 m. 26,24 f.
Family: Fabaceae

Genus: Erythrina

Genus of over 100 species of trees and shrubs, native to tropical and subtropical areas. The genus name is derived from the Greek "Erythros", meaning red.
They grow in warm climates, in full sun and fertile soils.
Propagated by seeds and semi-woody cuttings.
Latin name: Erythrina crista-galli
Deciduous tree with leathery, green leaves and big inflorescences of red flowers, borne from summer to autumn. Plant alone or in rows.